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Schlitterbahn’s Tragic Slide

It was a Sunday afternoon, August 7, 2016, the temperature a pleasant 78 degrees, as ten-year-old Caleb Schwab began the 264-step climb to the top of …

Crime

Amazon Will Let Entrepreneurs Start Their Own Delivery Business and Earn Up to $300,000 a Year

The new program will allow individuals with no logistics experience to operate a fleet of Amazon delivery vehicles.<p>Many entrepreneurs have built a business on Amazon, selling goods via the online marketplace, self-publishing books and more. Today, the ecommerce giant has announced a new …

Enterprise Tech

Schumer introduces bill to federally decriminalize marijuana

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Chuck Schumer has introduced a new bill to decriminalize and regulate marijuana at the federal level.<p>The legislation, which the New York Democrat announced back in April, would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, where it is classified among drugs such as …

Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …

Theranos chief executive Elizabeth Holmes charged with massive fraud

By Carolyn Y. Johnson<p>, Reporter<p>Elizabeth Holmes, founder and chief executive of the blood-testing company Theranos, has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with an “elaborate, years-long fraud” in which she and former company president Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani allegedly “deceived …

Samsung will begin offering same-day repairs on Galaxy phones this week

Samsung announced on Wednesday that it is partnering with uBreakiFix to bring same-day, in-person phone repairs to Galaxy device owners across the …

An Entrepreneur Wins An Argument--And Finds A Natural Way To Kill Bed Bugs

A few years ago, Karn Manhas got into an argument that changed his life and, he hopes, will do the same for the world of pesticides. It also led to his founding Terramera, a 70-person company focused on using natural materials to kill bed bugs, mold and other pests, instead of synthetic …

Bedbugs

How to Make $2 Million With Just a Laptop and Phone

Josh Harris uses a proven system to take complete novices from zero to six figures a year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Plenty of gurus promise proven systems for raking in cash. The problem is that most gurus don’t actually produce real results.<p>In 2014, The Oracles …

Google AdWords

LeBron, Kyrie and the complicated history of black fathers and sons

James is used to getting the big piece of chicken, but Irving didn’t need another father figure<p>CLEVELAND — An NBA locker room is one of the ultimate …

5 Mindset Shifts You've Got to Make to Be a Million-Dollar Entrepreneur

From an outsider's perspective, an entrepreneur's life can seem very glamorous, but it's actually a lot of hard work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since the introduction of social media and reality television shows, a window into the world of entrepreneurship has been …

Entrepreneurship

My Dinner With a Murderous Drug Lord

Roman Caribe was a drug dealer who flipped for the feds and became one of their best informants. His only real problem was staying alive.<p><i>These days</i> …

This 10-Year-Old’s $2 Million Amazon Business Is Leaving Competitors In The Dust

His small family business leverages software, hardware, and geography to stay ahead of Chinese competitors.<p>In a retail storefront about 45 minutes east of Seattle, in the small town of Carnation, Washington, you can walk in to Buttonsmith and find a wide selection of refrigerator magnets, brightly …

31 Digital Tools Entrepreneurs Say They Can't Live Without

What tools do CEOs actually use every day?<p>Today there are too many tools to choose from, which got me wondering, what tools do CEOs actually use every day? What tools could they not live without?<p>I've interviewed over 700 CEOs as part of my podcast, <i>The Top Entrepreneurs</i>, and have summarized the top …

Project Management

Want More Success? Science Says Do This 1 Thing First (Most People Do The Opposite)

We give up too easily. With a simple change of attitude, what seems like extreme adversity can become a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.<p>Like modern-day explorers ascending K2 or reaching the North Pole, entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Brian Chesky and Arianna Huffington have what the Finnish call <i>sisu</i>, …

To Be Happy, Give Up These 10 Habits

The real key to happiness is actually giving up certain perspectives and behaviors.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>How can you introduce a little bit more happiness into your life? You may need to give up several things to become happy. To become happier, most people focus on adding things.<p>The …

Happiness

5 Zen Principles To Live By: Practical Wisdom That Instantly Improves Your Life

I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana Buddhism, is full of practical wisdom.<p>When I tell …

To Be Successful Get Rid of The Losers in Your Life

Losers love company and will try everything possible to bring you down with them.<p>Over the past five years, I've been undergoing a process of self-improvement that has enabled me to pivot away from a career I was miserable doing into something I love. If you would have told that when I was fired …

The Getting Things Done (GTD) Method Promises Stress-Free Productivity

"The most effective way to do it is to do it," said Amelia Earhart. That's basically the methodology behind the aptly named Getting Things Done (GTD) …

Time Management

Are You Ready To Consider That Capitalism Is The Real Problem?

Before you say no, take a moment to really ask yourself whether it’s the system that’s best suited to build our future society.<p><i>This story reflects the views of the authors, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.</i><p>In February, college sophomore Trevor Hill stood up during a …

Code-teaching app SoloLearn wins FbStart Apps of the Year competition

Facebook has announced its “FbStart Apps of the Year”, which is an event which recognizes the most successful apps from the global FbStart program. This year’s Grand Prize winner is <br>SoloLearn (iOS/Android] which is a free mobile-first app for anyone who wants to learn how to code.<p>SoloLearn’s CTO …

Female entreprenuers very comfortable utilizing social media marketing with Facebook their preference

Facebook remains a powerful platform to gain new business, particularly for women business owners, who are comfortable leveraging social media as a …

Here’s Why Newspapers Are Banding Together To Fight Google And Facebook

We spoke with News Media Alliance president David Chavern about what the group hopes to get from its new collective bargaining push.<p>When it comes to the digital advertising market, the word “duopoly” has become the dominant descriptor for Google and Facebook, something neither company seems to …

Billionaire Richard Branson Credits To-Do Lists as a Key to His Success

The Virgin founder recently published a a 1972 to-do list from his old diary.<p>What’s been the simple secret to billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson’s success? <i>To-do lists</i>.<p>That’s right, success might just be a pen and paper away. However, it won’t happen overnight. In a recent blog post, the …

Richard Branson

Maia Campbell Sends Video Message to LL Cool J: “I don’t need help, just do a benefit concert for mental health.”

Maia Campbell is officially refusing the help that LL Cool J has so generously offered.[READ: LL Cool J Reaches Out To Help Maia Campbell After Viral …

Mental Health

The Weight Loss Trap: Why Your Diet Isn't Working

Like most people, Kevin Hall used to think the reason people get fat is simple.<p>“Why don’t they just eat less and exercise more?” he remembers …

Weight Loss

16 things you need to let go of if you want to be successful

When it comes to achieving success, there’s a lot of focus on the things that you need to add to your life, like learning a new skill or finding a …

16 things your successful friends have given up

Sit down and think, for a moment, about what your successful friends do<p>comparedto your loser friends that complain. If you don't have any successful …

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing

Here's the one thing you can do to always be in demand, and always paid at a premium.<p>Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One …

How To Solve All Your Problems With Dr John Demartini

(Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher or TuneIn)<p>Imagine going from broke, homeless and dyslexic to becoming a multimillionaire, bestselling author, leading …